Eastern Mojave Vegetation Emerald bed in the Barstow Formation  


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  California, San Bernardino County, Emerald Basin
Photograph taken 24 April 2010.

The mineral making the green color is Celadonite, a greenish mineral of hydrated iron, magnesium, potassium silicate containing small amounts of aluminum, calcium, sodium, and numerous trace elements.

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